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BRIEFLY: Bicyclist struck by car Tuesday morning
Bicyclist struck by car Tuesday morning
A 72-year-old Elgin man was struck by a car Tuesday morning while riding his bicycle on Highway 82.
The name of the victim is not being released until family has been notified, according to police. His condition and the extent of his injuries is not being released at this time.
The man was riding his bicycle southbound on the northbound shoulder near Philberg Road at approximately 7:30 a.m. Witnesses said that the bicyclist swerved into the northbound traffic and the man was struck by an Elgin woman.
The bicyclist suffered undisclosed injuries and was taken by La Grande Fire Department ambulance to the Grande Ronde Hospital.
The motorist was uninjured, and her vehicle sustained minor damage.
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